Dark circles are a common problem for many people out there.
And although it is not a serious medical problem, they are a cosmetic defect that each person seeks to remove and return the healthy and fresh look on the face.
There are so many creams available on the market, which could help you reduce the puffiness and dark patches under your eye, but they can also be very expensive and full of chemicals.
Fortunately, there is countless possibilities and methods for you to treat your under eye skin in the comfort of your own home. Using these natural treatments overnight will help you treat fine lines, puffiness and will also lighten your dark circles.
If you are sick of people asking you why you look so tired, just give some of this simple ideas a try in order to improve your under eye skin quality and you will be thrilled with the results.
Homemade Dark Circle Lightening Mask With Turmeric:
Turmeric is an ancient and potent root used for centuries.
It contains curcumin that has anti-aging, antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that reduce inflammation.
Turmeric improves the blood circulation and heals skin wounds faster.
Mix 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder with water, or buttermilk and make a paste.
That’s all you need. Use a brush or your fingertips to apply it. Apply a thick layer and let it dry for about ten Minutes.
Be careful so you don’t spread the mask too close to your lash line because you don’t want to get the mixture into your eyes. Rinse delicately with water.
Turmeric may color your skin and if that happens and bother you simply apply your regular makeup remover.
Lighten Dark Under-eye Circles With Rose Water:
Rose Water has many benefits for your skin. It hydrates, strengthens and regenerate skin cells and also help the skin to reduce the excessive pigmentation. Rosewater tightens and refreshes skin, making it look clean and bright.
Soak cotton balls in a cool rose water and apply to the under eye area for as long as you can. You don’t need to wash it afterward and it’s smell so nice and refreshing. Practicing this treatment for a few weeks will give you dark circles free eyes.
Lemon Juice to brighten up the skin:
Lemon Juice in skin care is known for its bleaching properties and can even out your skin tone.
It contains Vitamin C which can lighten and tighten the skin under the eyes.
Use a cotton ball to apply fresh lemon juice around your eyes. Be really careful not to get it in your eyes, because everybody knows how unpleasant that can be. Leave it on for about ten minutes and rinse it off with lukewarm water. Then apply moisturizer.
Lemon juice has properties to dry out the skin if applied daily, so don’t be tempted to apply it directly to your skin on daily basis and limit it to maximum two times per week.
Green Tea Bags to reduce puffiness and swollen eyes:
Green tea is rich in antioxidants and tannins, which also support the fight against dark circles and puffiness of the eyes.
The caffeine has the ability to shrink the blood vessels and reduce the fluid retention in the tissues around the eyes.
Green Tea bags contain anti-inflammatory properties that remove the under eye fluid buildup.
Make yourself a green tea using two tea bags for each eye. After you have removed the tea bags, put them in the refrigerator for a few hours to chill.
To remove the excess water, gently squeeze them. Place a tea bag over each eye and leave it for ten Minutes.
Repeat twice a week for faster and noticeable results.
Coconut oil has a million uses. It’s really easy to find, but make sure you pick an organic, pure, extra virgin coconut oil.
Coconut oil helps moisturize the skin and it sinks in deep, conditions, moisturizes, and softens the skin. This miracle substance can really make a difference in your skin.
Apply gently on a cotton ball or use your fingertips. Don’t miss your eyelashes if you want them to grow faster and get thicker.
Leave the coconut oil overnight, it doesn’t make your skin feels greasy at all.
Herbal products are effective in treatment for dark circles. The skin around our eyes is the most delicate of our whole body so we have to apply every product extra gentle and careful.
Keep in mind that you can’t expect result overnight when you follow any of the methods above.
The process will take time. You have to be persistent, but the results are going to be so impressive and that’s what’s going to really motivate you to keep going with your routine.